Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Wednesday, January 29th.
There’s no way to sugarcoat it. It’s been a bad week for the Longhorns in recruiting. It won’t last forever, but it probably feels that way for a lot of Texas fans out there.
Even when Texas struggles to score their preferred recruits, it doesn’t mean there aren’t viable alternatives. The Dallas Morning News sees a pair of defensive tackles and a running back in the Longhorns’ future.
ESPN’s Max Olson provides the background to Otaro Alaka’s decision to bypass the Longhorns in favor of A&M.
To end on a positive note, the Dallas Morning News breaks down the top candidates to have break out campaigns in this upcoming season. It serves as a reminder that there is plenty of talent at Texas even if they failed to live up to their potential in 2013.